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CBS
Oct 27, 2012 11:35pm PDT
emergency as the superstorm heads closer to land. hurricane sandy is expected to merge with two wintry weather systems. and it's being dubbed frankenstorm. hurricane sandy is expected to come ashore early tuesday, somewhere around delaware. >>> roberta is keeping an eye on that, as well as a tsunami warning. >> it's just amazing, because all of this has been developing and changing minute by minute. in hawaii, there's a tsunami warning. they're not taking it lightly. you have to remember in 2011 when a tsunami caused a considerable amount of damage throughout the hawaii island. this was all caused because there was a 7.7 earthquake in a rural area of canada. but nevertheless, it triggered the tsunami warning in hawaii. and we now have a tsunami advisory. 80 miles to the northwest of san francisco. it does encompass point arena and fort bragg. the advisory basically means monitor the conditions, stay out of the water. there could be some very large waves. there could also be some very large currents. this again is a developing situation, so we'll keep a watchful eye on that. >>> meanwhi
CBS
Nov 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
holding a meeting in person and by phone on recovery efforts following superstorm sandy. the governor of several states will take part along with members of the president's cabinet. the number of people killed in the northeast stands at 10, that includes 41 people in new york city alone. right now 2.7 million customers are without power across 15 states and the district of columbia. economic terms could reach $50 billion. one of the hardest hit areas is new york's staten island. good morning. >> and good morning to you. good to be with you. >> reporter: what a difference a morning makes. just in the last hour the energy in this neighborhood has been just completely transformed. you have volunteers coming in from all over the place trying to lend a hand and clean up the mess sandy left behind. here's an example a home has been turned into rubble. it is estimated the storm could cost as much as $18 billion in new york alone. michael moore spent hours at his staten island home trying to push out the mud hurricane sandy brought in. >> michael and his wife, karen, were home with t
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
blamed on superstorm sandy is up to at least 92. the bodies of two young children were found who were swept from their mother's arms. long gas lines are frustrating drives in new york where one man was arrested for pulling a gun for cutting in line. cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us from the jersey shore with problems people are facing. >> reporter: good morning. the number of utility workers from around the country getting their power back online, mass transit coming back online, but there's so many problems, there's so many people who have lost homes, the temperatures are dropping, they don't have electricity, they don't have heat so small wonder that tempers are fraying. >>> reporter: you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of the tunnels and subway lines are clear of water. and the pumps are operating 24 hours a day to speed up the process. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brook
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
the campaigns are already spinning the numbers. >> plus, was it a hurricane or a superstorm sandy? the important distinction that could cause storm victims a lot of money. nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. >>> tempers flare in the aftermath of superstorm sandy. >> i got no gas! two hours to get here from hoboken! >> new yorkers out of gas, food and patience. >> get in front of me! if it makes you happy! >> reporter: here in new jersey, police began allowing people who live along the coast back into their homes for the first time. >> with four days to go, the presidential candidates make their final swing. >> let's put americans back to work doing the work that needs to be done. >> there is no question, in my view, that we really can't have four more years like the last four years. >> on wall street, investors are waiting to hear the government's monthly jobs rep
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >>> superstorm sandy roars ashore and slams into the east coast. let's get right to randall pinkston, live in new york city. >> reporter: i would be standing in the hudson river. it caused the waters to overflow the seawall. the danger isn't over. sandy roared ashore early monday evening, packing sustained winds of 80 miles per hour with gusts over 100. the storm blew out windows and flooded streets up and down the east coast, tearing up atlantic city's famous boardwalk. the storm cut electricity to more than two million homes and businesses. this is video of a power substation exploding in new york. >> we knew this was going to be a very dangerous storm and the storm has met our expectations. >> reporter: new york city has all but shut down. the powerful storm surge pushed the warytsz of the hudson river through the seawall and onto the walkway. tidal waters were sent into a major traffic tunnel linking manhattan and brooklyn. sandy's winds also caused a high-rise crane to collapse. it was left dangling over midtown, forcing the evacuation of several buildings. and new york university medica
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
superstorm sandy is on the move. we'll get toran dam pinkston in new york. >> reporter: officials are pleading for patience from the public as the long and difficult task of cleaning up and repairing the damage from sandy begins. top priority is restoring electricity and getting mass transit back on track. hurricane sandy hit new jersey's long beach island hard. homes were flooded or destroyed. roads left covered with sand. boats littered the streets. >> we'll assess the damages an rebuild. that's the way it works in new jersey. >> reporter: new york city was crippled by the storm. subway and traffic tunnels were filled by salt water. no word when the famous subway service will resume. an entire community burnt to the ground in queens. for a second night manhattan is a tale of flights have been canceled nationwide.. hundreds here n the bay area. the storm put taxis in a way grave. this is a shot from hoboken, new jersey. and to give you an idea of t how powerful sandy was: home video caught this amazing s: a giant tree uprooted on log island, during the height oe storm. c-b-s 5 meteor
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
pay phones are suddenly in demand on the east coast in the wake of superstorm sandy. the cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts tells us people who use pay phones often get a wake-up call when they see the bill. julie. >> reporter: that is right. with 25% of the new york city cell towers wiped out new yorkers are now lining up to use pay phones. and here in earthquake country we're just one tremor away from a similar situation but next time you're forced to use a pay phone you may be in for a surprise. [ beep ] >> reporter: it may have been a while since you've used one of these but the next time you make a pay phone call you'll need more than a quarter. try 20 bucks. >> that's pretty extreme. crazy. >> reporter: that's the holding fee that showed up on our bill weather we recently used a debit card to make a 20-second call at this pay phone from the airport to our station merely 13 miles away. the sign on the phone says a domestic call costs 8 contrary to the recording which quotes another pay phone rate. >> on the first minute charge will be $6.97. each additional minute wi
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the areas hardest-hit by superstorm sandy. >>> wire a >>> we're going to die. get the trucks here now. >> tempers running high in areas hit by superstorm sandy. many areas in the northeast getting back to normal but thousands still struggling to get back on their feet. here's the latest. at least 110 people have died from that storm. and that number may rise as search efforts continue. more than 3 million homes and businesses now are without power. that's down though from the height of more than 8 million at the beginning of the storm. damage estimates are expected to reach 50 billion. cbs reporter alison harmelin is in new jersey where the state is crippled without power, roads and gas. >> reporter: good evening, dana. the wind is whipping up again we're told that another snowstorm is on the way and as if things couldn't get worse on the coast, the island behind me is actually being condemned. business is going strong off the back of this u-haul outside seaside heights. entrepreneurs are selling generators and five gallon tanks of gas are going for $50. >> we stood in line for four h
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
costs of superstorm sandy. back to the campaign, president obama's camp is calling the gop's effort in pennsylvania an act of desperation. but the democrats plan to increase their spending on political ads in the state. reporting live in the newsroom, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> support is growing to end california's death penalty. but backers of prop 34 still lack the majority needed to pass it. a new field poll shows 45% of california voters support the measure. that would make life in prison without parole the most severe punishment for state offenders. 38% say they oppose the measure while nearly one in five voters remains undecided. >>> the latest field poll on proposition 30 shows it could still go either way. 48% of voters are in favor governor brown's tax plan. 38% oppose with the rest still undecided. prop 30 would increase the sales tax temporarily and raise income tax for those making more than a quarter million dollars a year. if prop 30 loses, it would trigger deep cuts to public education from elementary school up to universities. >>> a man was killed while walking through
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 11:00pm PDT
superstorm sandy. here's the latest. more than 6,000 households in the new york area are still without power. hundreds of patients at bellevue hospital had to be evacuated when the backup generators ran out of fuel. in new jersey, at least 6,000 people are still in shelter. today president obama got a first hand look at the damage with governor christie. >> i've instituted a 15 minute rule with my team. you return everybody's phone calls within 15 minutes. if they need something, we figure out a way to say yes. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for our state and for the people of our state. >> prior to the storm christie, the republican had been a fierce critic of the president. today christie said that he and the president are both big boys, and when it comes to getting something done, he doesn't care what party he's in. >>> cbs 5 reporter joe vasquez. >> reporter: this is one of the hardest hit shore communities, world famous town, largely because of mtv's jersey shore. snooki and her friends spent several summers on tv here. the ferris wh
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 1:35am PDT
of the damage from that superstorm sandy, hurricane sandy. here is the latest. damage estimated to be between $30 and $50 billion. that's the second most expensive storm to hit the united states right behind katrina. at least 90 people confirmed dead. 4.5 million in 12 states are still without power tonight. sharon chin shows us how desperate many people have become. >> reporter: some of the subway lines are rolling again, but many people are finding recovery slow. they're out of gas, out of food, and out of patience. tensions flair on the road to new york city. >> i got no gas. >> stop it! >> step back. >> reporter: traffic jams and gas lines stretched for miles in a commute of chaos. >> get in front of me if it makes you happy. >> reporter: some stations ran out of fuel or power for pumps. aaa says only a third of the stations are open in new jersey and long island. crews are working to suck floodwater out of tunnels. some bridges opened up, but police are enforcing a three- person carpool to ease congestion. >> let's go! >> reporter: and more lines swell for buses, food and wate
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
... blow from superstorm sandy. >>> now at:30 the east coast is still reeling tonight after take a tremendous body blow from super storm sandy. the nation's largest city was one of the hardest hit. new york mayor michael bloomberg described the destruction as reminiscent of scenes from world war ii. cbs reporter veneta nail joins us from lower manhattan with the latest. >> reporter: dana, you mentioned the words body blow. what a difference 24 hours makes. 24 hours ago at this time, the area where i'm standing was completely inundated with all of the water you see there. you can see it's a very different scene right now. sandy's powerful winds and storm surge slammed the city and rattled the residents. >> the entire residents here has been flooded out. no electricity. >> reporter: the city is slowly coming back to life. some buses are back on the streets but the mayor says it could take days to get the flooded subway system back on track and tens of thousands are still without power. >> this was a devastating storm, maybe the worst that we have ever experienced. >> i don't think th
CBS
Oct 27, 2012 5:30pm PDT
: forecasters predict sandy could merge with winter weather systems to become a superstorm. causing massive power outages and flooding in major cities along the east coast. here in new york city, people are still enjoying a typical fall day on coknee island but -- coney island but by this time sunday the wind and rain will be here. the family dressed up to celebrate halloween on the boardwalk just in case sandy washes out the holiday. >> on wednesdays -- the least chance of rain and hopefully it will hold out and let them go trick-or-treating. >> reporter: but the national hurricane center says it could linger over the week. rankle pinkston, cbs news, coney island, new york. >> in the caribbean, at least 58 people are now dead. thousands of homes were destroyed or heavily damage. . jamaica, cuba and the bahamas took direct hits from the storm but the majority of the deaths is in haiti. also impacting the race for the white house. republican nominee mitt romney and vice president joe biden scrapped political appearances in virginia beach. the storm is interrupting some schedules at a
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, it could be a sequel to the perfect storm. hurricane sandy begins merging with a polar air mass to create a kind of superstorm not seen on the east coast in two decades. the east coast in two decades. reports from chip reid and meteorologist david bernard. the economy picks up steam, but is it enough to get unemployment the election.
CW
Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
damage estimated from superstorm sandy could make it the second most expensive storm in u.s. history after hurricane katrina. the estimates are between $30 and $50 billion. that includes economic losses, property damage and lost business. 90 people are known to have died in the storm. that number could go up. 4.5million people in 12 states are still without power tonight. cbs 5 reporter sharon chin has more now. >> reporter: some of the subway lines are rolling again. many people are finding recovery slow. they're out of gas, out of food, and out of patience. tensions flair on the road to new york city. traffic jams and gas lines stretched for miles in a commute of chaos. >> get in front of me. >> reporter: some stations ran out of fuel or power for pumps. triple a says only a third of the stations are open in new jersey and long island. some bridges opened up but police are enforcing a three person car pool to ease congestion. and more lines swell for buses, food and water. >> they're slowly trying to recover. >> reporter: millions of people in 11 states are spending their fourth ni
CW
Oct 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
-- sandy could merge with two other winter weather systems to become a superstorm bringing high winds, torrential rain and heavy snow to a third of the country. widespread power outages are another concern. crews from illinois are already en route to the east coast ready to help get it back on in hard hit areas. sandy may also put a damper on halloween plans. >> on wednesdays, they -- the least chance of rain and hopefully it will hold out and let them go trick-or-treating. >> reporter: now even if irene -- i'm sorry, even if sandy only hits land as a category 1, everyone remembers that last year irene was a relatively low strength storm but caused 15 billion dollars in damages. reporting live, i'm randall pinkston, back to you ann. >>> the water is back on but the people living on treasure island can't use it. what left them without water for nearly 12 hours and what they have to do now to keep from getting sick. >> did somebody mention water? well, by now i'm certain you've heard rain is in the halloween forecast. we fired up the live top top. the tea you -- doppler radar. the day y
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